Prospective Students

Curriculum

The DDS curriculum includes 11 semesters of instruction.

Years 1 and 2:

  • Basic sciences, preclinical dentistry and early clinic courses
  • Taught through lecture, computer-assisted self-instruction, laboratory experience and clinical activities
  • Some courses extend into third and fourth years

Years 3 and 4:

  • Emphasis on clinical experiences and patient treatment under faculty supervision
  • Programs in general practice, care for homebound patients and training at college clinic and off-site clinics

Classrooms and labs at the college have multimedia audiovisual capabilities. Interactive learning technology (Turning Point) is utilized.